There’s a constant flow of “new” data, which focuses on the myriad aspects and implementations of Appropriate Technology; it’s wonderful and creates hope. And when you live in the West, it is so easy to get excited about making an impact by utilizing these “new” systems or technologies. You know, it’s hard to figure out how to do business in an environment where you quickly realize that almost everyone is scamming — seeing you as more of a mark than a friend — thinking you might have some resources that they can tap into . . .